Engine Model Cat® C4.4 ACERT™
Net Power 127.0 hp
Gross Power 137.0 hp
ISO 9249 127.0 hp
EEC 80/1269 127.0 hp
Bore 4.13 in
Stroke 5.0 in
Displacement 269.0 in3
Maximum Torque at 1,400 rpm 406.0 lb ft
Rear dozer only 29542.0 lb
Rear dozer, front outriggers 31636.0 lb
Front and rear outriggers 32298.0 lb
Dozer Blade 1653.0 lb
Outriggers 2116.0 lb
Counterweight 6393.0 lb
2.6 m (8'6") stick 970.0 lb
2.9 m (9'6") Industrial stick 838.0 lb
Rear dozer only 28550.0 lb
Rear dozer, front outriggers 30644.0 lb
Front and rear outriggers 31306.0 lb
Rear dozer only 30644.0 lb
Rear dozer, front outriggers 32739.0 lb
Front and rear outriggers 33400.0 lb
2.0 m (6'6") stick 816.0 lb
2.3 m (7'6") stick 860.0 lb
Maximum Travel Speed 23.0 mph
Drawbar Pull 17085.0 lb
Maximum Gradeability 58 %
Creeper Speed – 1st Gear 2.0 mph
Creeper Speed – 2nd Gear 8.0 mph
Forward/Reverse – 1st Gear 5.6 mph
Forward/Reverse – 2nd Gear 23.0 mph
Max. Reach at Ground Level 29.63 ft
Max Digging Depth, One Piece Boom 18.34 ft
Fuel Tank Capacity 62.08 gal
Swing Speed 10.5 RPM
Swing Torque 25815.0 lb ft
Standard 10.00-20 dual pneumatic
Optional See Optional Equipment
Service Refill Capacities
Hydraulic Tank 25.0 gal
Hydraulic System (including tank) 48.0 gal
Cooling 7.0 gal
Engine Crankcase 2.1 gal
Rear Axle Housing (Differential) 3.0 gal
Front Steering Axle (Differential) 2.4 gal
Final Drive 0.7 gal
Powershift Transmission 0.7 gal
Fuel Tank 62.0 gal
heavy lift 5439.0 psi
Travel circuit 5076.0 psi
high pressure 5076.0 psi
normal 5076.0 psi
medium pressure 2683.0 psi
Swing mechanism 5076.0 psi
Implement/travel circuit 50.0 gal/min
Swing mechanism 21.0 gal/min
high pressure 50.0 gal/min
medium pressure 13.0 gal/min
Ground Clearance 15.0 in
Minimum Turning Radius (Outside of tire) 20.0 ft
Minimum Turning Radius (End of VA boom) 22.0 ft
Minimum Turning Radius (End of One-piece boom) 27.0 ft
Maximum Steering Angle
Oscillation Axle Angle
Support Point 137.0 in
Counterweight Clearance 48.5 in
Performance Exterior sound power level according to 2000/14/EC is 103 db (A) Interior sound pressure level LpA is 72 db (A)
Brakes SAE J1026 APR 90
Cab/FOGS ISO 10262
Built for power, reliability, low maintenance, excellent fuel economy and low emissions.
The CAT C4.4 with ACERT™ Technology introduces a series of evolutionary, incremental improvements that provide breakthrough engine performance. The building blocks of ACERT Technology are fuel delivery, air management and electronic control. ACERT Technology optimizes engine performance while meeting U.S. EPA Tier 3 engine emission regulations. The CAT C4.4 engine in the M313D delivers a maximum gross power of 102 kW (137 hp) at a rated speed of 2000 rpm. This is 10% more horsepower as compared to the 3054E in the M313C.Low Fuel Consumption
The C4.4 is electronically controlled and uses the new Cat Common Rail Fuel System and fuel pump. This combination provides outstanding fuel consumption during both production and travel. When the system recognizes roading application the engine adjusts to the most efficient system operating point to save fuel without compromising road performance.Low Noise, Low Vibration
The Cat C4.4 design improves operator comfort by reducing sound and vibration.Cooling System
An electronically controlled, hydraulic motor drives a variable speed on-demand fan for engine coolant and hydraulic oil. The optimum fan speed is determined based on coolant and hydraulic oil temperature resulting in reduced fuel consumption and lower sound levels. The electronic engine control continuously compensates for the varying fan load, providing consistent net power, regardless of operating conditions.One-Touch Low Idle Control
The two-stage, one-touch Automatic Engine Speed Control reduces engine speed if no operation is performed, maximizing fuel efficiency and reducing sound levels.Waste Handling Package
The Waste Handling Package has been specifically developed for Cat Wheel Excavators working in waste transfer stations or other extremely dusty applications. This option features the following:
- An automatic, hydraulic reversible fan that reverses airflow after a set interval, manually adjustable between 5 and 60 minutes with a switch located inside the cab.
- A special dense wire mesh cooling system hood further reduces radiator clogging.
- Two cyclone filters provide clean filtered air to the engine compartment, air cleaner, aftercooler and air conditioner condenser.
Fast cycle times, increased lift capacity, and high bucket and stick forces combine to maximize your productivity in any job.
Dedicated Swing Pump
A dedicated variable displacement piston pump and fixed displacement piston motor power the swing mechanism. This closed hydraulic circuit maximizes swing performance without reducing power to the other hydraulic functions, resulting in smoother combined movements.Heavy Lift Mode
This mode maximizes lifting performance by boosting the lifting capability of the excavator by 7 percent. Heavy loads can be easily moved in the full working range of the machine, maintaining excellent stability.Adjustable Hydraulic Sensitivity
This function allows the operator to adjust the aggressiveness of the machine according to the application. For precision work, one of four different levels of aggressiveness can be pre-selected.Proportional Auxiliary Hydraulics
Stick Regeneration Circuit
Versatility of the hydraulic system can be expanded to utilize a wide variety of hydraulic work tools using multiple valve options.
- The Multi-Combined Valve is the core of the Tool Control System, allowing the operator to select up to ten pre-programmed work tools from the monitor. These preset hydraulic parameters support either one-way or two-way flow. The joystick sliding switches allow modulated control of the work tool.
- A dedicated Hammer circuit is the best option for tools that require one-way flow only, and do not require the flexibility provided by the Multi-Combined Valve.
- The Medium Pressure Function Valve provides proportional flow that is ideal for tilting buckets or rotating tools.
- A new feature for the D-Series Wheel Excavators is the optional second High Pressure valve. In combination with the Multi-Combined Valve, it provides the possibility to operate the machine with work tools or in applications requiring a third auxiliary hydraulic function, such as a tilting/rotating quick coupler.
The stick regeneration circuit increases efficiency and helps increase controllability for higher productivity and lower operating costs.Quick Coupler
The machine can be optionally equipped with a dedicated hydraulic circuit to operate hydraulic quick couplers.Hydraulic Snubbers
Caterpillar integrates its cylinder snubber technology into all Wheel Excavator boom, stick and bucket cylinders. These snubbers help cushion shocks, reduce sound and increase cylinder life.Caterpillar XT™-6 ES Hoses
Premium quality rubber, precision 4-ply wire reinforcement and exclusive reusable couplings are all unique features that deliver top performance and long life.
The interior layout maximizes operator space, provides exceptional comfort and reduces operator fatigue.
Interior Operator Station
Improved visibility and ergonomics are some of the many new features of the D-Series Wheel Excavators. The pressurized operator station provides maximum space and is designed for simplicity and functionality. Frequently used switches are centralized and are situated on the right-hand switch console. The left-hand seat console controls dozer blade and/or outriggers, and is tiltable for easy access to the cab. The fully automatic climate control adjusts temperature and air flow for exceptional operator comfort. Other comfort features include a cigar lighter, ashtray, drink/bottle holder, magazine rack and integrated mobile phone holder.Cab Construction
The exterior design uses thick steel tubing along the bottom perimeter of the cab, improving the resistance to fatigue and vibration. This design allows the falling object guards to be bolted directly to the cab. The cab shell is attached to the frame with rubber mounts that limit vibration and sound transmitted from the frame, substantially reducing interior noise levels.Viewing Area
To maximize visibility, all glass is affixed directly to the cab, eliminating the use of window frames. Choice of fixed or easy-to-open split front windshield meets operator preference and application conditions.
- The 50/50 split front windshield allows both upper and lower portions to be stored in an overhead position and features the one-touch action release system.
- The 70/30 split front windshield stores the upper portion above the operator. The lower front windshield features a rounded design to maximize downward visibility and improves wiper coverage. Also features the one-touch action release system.
- The fixed front windshield comes with high impact resistant laminated glass.
- A unique large skylight without cross bar provides superb upward visibility. The retractable sunscreen blocks direct sunlight.
The new compact color monitor displays information in local language that is easy to read and understanding. Functions include:– 5 programmable “Quick Access” buttons for one-touch selection of favorite functions.– Filter and oil change warnings are displayed when the number of hours reaches the maintenance interval.– Tool select function allows the operator to select up to 10 pre-defined hydraulic work tools.– Adjustable braking characteristics enable the operator to select three levels of travel motor retarder aggressiveness when releasing the travel pedal.– Provides a rear camera view that is activated through the monitor menu. The optional camera is mounted on the counterweight.New Deluxe Seat
The new optional deluxe seat, equipped with an active seat climate system, improves operator comfort. Cooled air flows through the seat cushions to reduce body perspiration. On cold days, a two-step seat heater keeps the operator warm and comfortable. The fully adjustable seat with adjustable lumbar support automatically adjusts to the driver's weight providing a more relaxed and comfortable environment.Heated Mirrors
Another new feature is electrically heated mirrors, increasing safety and visibility in cold conditions.Wipers
The parallel wiper system maximizes visibility in poor weather conditions. The wiper virtually covers the entire front windshield, cleaning the operator’s immediate line of sight.Lunch Box
A large, cooled storage compartment is located behind the operator’s seat. The compartment provides sufficient room to store items such as a lunch box. An optional cover secures the contents during machine operation.Foot Pedals
Two-way pedals for travel and auxiliary circuits provide increased floor space, reducing the need to change positions. The foot pedal for auxiliary high-pressure circuit can be locked in the off position and used as a footrest for greater operator comfort.
Undercarriage and axle design provides maximum strength, flexibility and mobility on wheels.
Heavy-Duty Axles and Stabilizers
The D-Series Wheel Excavator undercarriage with pin on/bolt on design provides excellent flexibility, rigidity and long life. Effective hydraulic line routing, transmission protection and heavy-duty axles make the undercarriage perfect for wheel excavator applications. The front axle offers wide oscillating and steering angles. The transmission is mounted directly on the rear axle for protection and optimum ground clearance.Advanced Disc Brake System
The disc brake system acts directly on the hub instead of the drive shaft to avoid planetary gear backlash. This solution eliminates the rocking effect associated with working free on wheels. The axle design lowers maintenance and lifetime costs. Oil change intervals are at 2000 working hours, further reducing owner and operator costs.Drive Line Concept
The rear mounted transmission and robust drive line design, delivers excellent ground clearance for all off-road applications.Fenders
The optional fenders provide excellent coverage of the front and rear tires, protecting the machine from mud and dirt. Water cannot splash up on the wind screen or cooler. The fenders further protect the machine from stones and debris being thrown up by the tires, providing additional safety for the machine, other vehicles and personnel working close to the excavator.Adjustable Travel Alarm
An adjustable travel alarm is available to warn people when the machine is moving. Three settings can be selected through the monitor.
- Auto mode - alarm will stop sounding immediately when the machine is no longer traveling, or has been sounding for an uninterrupted 10-second interval.
- Standard mode - alarm operates constantly during moving, with only manual cancellation.
- Off mode - Travel Alarm is disabled.
Booms and Sticks
Designed for maximum flexibility to keep production high on all jobs.
Four different stick lengths are offered to match different application requirements:
- Short stick (2.0 m/6 ft 6 in) for maximum breakout force and lifting capability.
- Medium stick (2.3 m/7 ft 6 in) for greater crowd force and lift capacity.
- Long stick (2.6 m/8 ft 6 in) for greater depth and reach requirements.
- Industrial stick (3.1 m/10 ft 2 in) for use with free-swinging grapples in material handling and industrial applications.
Booms and sticks are welded, box section structures with thick, multi-plate fabrications in high stress areas, for rugged performance and long service life.Flexibility
The choice of two booms and four sticks provides the right balance of reach and digging forces for all applications.Variable Adjustable (VA) Boom
The VA boom offers improved right side visibility and machine roading balance. When working in tight quarters or lifting heavy loads, the VA boom offers the best flexibility.One-Piece Boom
The one-piece boom fits best for all standard applications such as truck loading and digging. A unique straight section in the curve of the side plate reduces stress flow and helps increase boom life.Offset Boom
The offset boom adds major advantages as well as a high level of versatility. The large offset dimensions (left 2460 mm (8 ft 1 in) and right 2760 mm (9 ft 1 in) enable you to dig along walls, over obstacles, grade while driving and dig under laid pipe. This combination coupled with a tiltable ditch cleaning bucket allows you to operate a highly versatile machine.
A wide variety of Work Tools help optimize machine performance. Purpose designed and built to Caterpillar’s high durability standards.
Caterpillar work tools are designed to function as an integral part of your excavator and to provide the best possible performance in your particular application. All work tools are performance-matched to Cat machines.Quick Couplers
Quick Couplers enable the operator to simply release one work tool and connect to another, making your hydraulic excavator highly versatile. Productivity also increases, as a carrier no longer needs to be idle between jobs. Caterpillar offers hydraulic and spindle quick coupler versions.Buckets
Caterpillar offers a wide range of specialized buckets, each designed and tested to function as an integral part of your excavator. Buckets feature the new Caterpillar K Series™ Ground Engaging Tools.Hammers
Cat hammer series deliver very high blow rates, increasing the productivity of your tool carriers in demolition and construction applications. Wide oil flow acceptance ranges make the Caterpillar hammers suitable for a wide range of carriers and provide a system solution from one safe source.Orange Peel Grapples
The Orange Peel Grapple is constructed of high-strength, wear-resistant steel, with a low and compact design that makes it ideal for dump clearance. There are several choices of tine and shell versions.Multi-Grapples
The Multi-Grapple with unlimited left and right rotation is the ideal tool for stripping, sorting, handling and loading. The powerful closing force of the grab shells combined with fast opening/closing time ensures rapid cycle time which translates to more tons per hour.Multi-Processors
Thanks to its single basic housing design, the Multi-Processor series of hydraulic demolition equipment makes it possible to use a range of jaw sets that can handle any demolition job. The Multi-Processor is the most versatile demolition tool on the market.Vibratory Plate Compactors
Cat compactors are performance-matched to Cat machines, and integrate perfectly with the Cat hammer line – brackets and hydraulic kits are fully interchangeable between hammers and compactors.Shears
Cat shears provide superior and effective scrap processing, and are highly productive in demolition environments. Shears are compatible with a matching Cat excavator, and bolt-on brackets are available for either stick or boom-mounted options.
A wide variety of optional factory-installed attachments are available to enhance performance and improve job site management.
The unique joystick steering option enables an operator to reposition the machine while traveling in first gear by the use of the slider switch on the right joystick. This enables the operator to keep both hands on the joysticks while simultaneously moving the implements and traveling. The operator can do more precise work faster with increased safety around the machine.Ride Control
New for the D Series, the ride control system improves operator comfort and allows the machine to travel faster over rough terrain with improved ride quality for the operator. The ride control system features accumulators acting as shock absorbers to dampen the front part motion. Ride control can be activated through a button located on the soft switch panel in the cab.Tool Control
The integrated Tool Control system allows the operator to select up to 10 pre-set combinations. This eliminates the need to re-set the hydraulic parameters each time a tool is changed. Individual flow and pressure can be programmed easily as well as one-way/two-way hydraulic functions. Each of the ten-programmed tools can even be given a specific name. The unique Cat proportional sliding switches and optional auxiliary pedal provide modulation to the tool to make precision work easy.Control Settings
There are 2 selectable control settings and one automatic travel setting. The new automatic travel mode is activated with a button in the right hand console. In this setting, the transmission will automatically shift up or down, depending on the speed conditions. The operator can choose the best power setting for both engine and hydraulic power versus fuel efficiency.
- Economy Mode - used for lifting, pipe setting, grading, slope finishing and precise work while reducing fuel consumption.
- Power Mode - used for normal truck loading and digging applications, trenching or hammer use.
- Travel Mode - automatically set when the travel pedal is actuated. It provides maximum speed and drawbar pull.
Product Link can assist with Fleet Management to keep track of hours, location, security and product health. The machine is pre-wired to accept Product Link systems to be installed in the field. Product Link is also available as a factory installed attachment.Machine Security
An optional Machine Security System is available from the factory. This system controls who can operate the machine when, and utilizes specific keys to prevent unauthorized machine use.
Simplified and easy maintenance save you time and money.
Ground Level Maintenance
Caterpillar designed its D-Series Wheel Excavators with the operator and service technician in mind. Gull-wing doors, with pneumatically-assisted lift cylinders, effortlessly lift up to allow critical maintenance to be performed quickly and efficiently while maintaining operator safety.Extended Service Intervals
The D-Series Wheel Excavator service and maintenance intervals have been extended to reduce machine service time, increase machine availability and reduce operating costs. Using S•O•SSM Scheduled Oil Sampling analysis, hydraulic oil change intervals can be extended up to 4000 hours. Engine coolant change intervals are 12000 hours with Cat Extended Life Coolant.Self-Monitoring System with Auto-Diagnostics
The electronic engine and machine controllers provide detailed diagnostic capability for the service technicians. The ability to store active and intermittent indicators simplifies problem diagnosis and reduces total repair time, resulting in improved machine availability and lower operating cost.Engine Inspection
The engine can be accessed from both ground level and the upper structure. The longitudinal layout ensures that all daily inspection items can be accessed from ground level.Front Compartment
The front compartment hood can be opened vertically, providing outstanding ground level access to the batteries, air-to-air after cooler, air conditioner condenser and the air cleaner filter.Easy to Clean Coolers
Flat fins on all coolers reduce clogging, making it easier to remove debris. The main cooling fan and air conditioner condenser are both hinged for easier cleaning.Swing-out Air Conditioner Condenser
The Air Conditioning condenser swings out horizontally to allow complete cleaning on both sides as well as excellent access to the air-to-air after cooler.Air Filter
Caterpillar air filters eliminate the use of service tools, reducing maintenance time. The air filter features a double-element construction with wall flow filtration in the main element and built-in mini-cyclone precleaners for superior cleaning efficiency. The air filters are constantly monitored for optimum performance. If airflow becomes restricted, a warning is displayed by the way of the in-cab monitor.Capsule Filter
The hydraulic return filter, a capsule filter, prevents contaminants from entering the system when the hydraulic oil is changed.Fuel Filters
Cat high efficiency fuel filters with a Stay-Clean Valve™ features a special media that removes more than 98 percent of particles, increasing fuel injector life. Both the primary and secondary fuel filters are located in the engine compartment and can be easily changed from ground level.New Auto-Lube System
The new automatic lubrication system provides the optimal amount of grease to all the main lubrication points, including the bucket linkage. The lubrication interval can be adjusted through the monitor, and status messages for the auto-lube system are displayed.Scheduled Oil Sampling
Caterpillar has specially developed S•O•SSM Oil Sampling Analysis to help ensure better performance, longer life and increased customer satisfaction. This thorough and reliable early warning system detects traces of metals, dirt and other contaminants in your engine, axle and hydraulic oil. It can predict potential trouble avoiding costly failures. Your Caterpillar dealer can give you results and specific recommendations shortly after receiving your sample.Engine Oil
Caterpillar engine oil is formulated to optimize engine life and performance. The specially formulated oil is more cost effective and increases engine oil change interval to 500 hours, providing industry leading performance and savings.Water Separator
The D Series is equipped with a primary fuel filter with water separator located in the engine compartment. For ease of service, the water separator can be easily accessed from ground level.Fuel Tank Drain
The durable, corrosion-free tank has a remote drain located at the bottom of the upper frame to remove water and sediment. The tank drain with hose connection allows simple, spill-free fluid draining.Remote Greasing Blocks
For those hard to reach locations, greasing blocks have been provided to reduce maintenance time. One block is located in the engine compartment with two grease points for the swing bearing and front-end attachment. For the undercarriage, two remote blocks provide easy access for greasing the oscillating axle and, as an option, the dozer blade.New LED Rear Lights
Optional Light Emitting Diode (LED) Rear Lights replace the standard lights, for increased visibility on the job site, higher durability and longer life.Handrails and Steps
Large handrails and steps assist the operator in climbing on and off the machine.Storage Box
There are two toolboxes integrated in the steps of the undercarriage. Additionally, there is a waterproof storage box integrated into the upper structure steps.Anti-Skid Plate
They cover the top of the steps and upper structure to help prevent slipping during maintenance. The Anti-Skid plate reduces the accumulation of mud on the upper structure, improving the cleanliness and safety.
Environmentally Responsible Design
The M315D helps build a better world and preserve the fragile environment.
The D-Series Wheel Excavators are designed for outstanding performance with high fuel efficiency. This means more work done in a day, less fuel consumed and minimal impact on our environment.Low Exhaust Emissions
The U.S. EPA Tier 3 compliant Cat C4.4 offers increased performance and reliability while reducing fuel consumption and sound levels.Quiet Operation
Operator and spectator noise levels are extremely low as a result of the new variable speed fan and remote cooling system.Biodegradable Hydraulic Oil
The optional biodegradable hydraulic oil (HEES™) is formulated to provide excellent high-pressure and high-temperature characteristics, and is fully compatible with all hydraulic components. HEES is fully decomposed by soil or water microorganisms, providing a more environmentally-sound alternative to mineral-based oils.Fewer Leaks and Spills
Lubricant fillers and drains are designed to minimize spills. Cat O-Ring Face Seals, Cat XT™ Hose and hydraulic cylinders are all designed to help prevent fluid leaks that can reduce the machine performance and cause harm to the environment.Longer Service Intervals
Working closely with your Caterpillar Dealer can help extend service intervals for engine oil, hydraulic oil, axle oil and coolant. Meaning fewer required fluids and fewer disposals, all adding up to lower operating costs.
Complete Customer Support
Cat dealer services help you operate longer with lower costs.
You will find nearly all parts requirements at your local Caterpillar dealer parts counter. Cat dealers utilize a world-wide network to find in-stock parts to minimize your downtime. To save money use genuine Cat Reman parts. You will receive the same warranty and reliability as new products at a substantial cost savings.Selection
Make detailed comparisons of the machines you are considering before you buy. How long do components last? What is the cost of preventive maintenance? Your Cat dealer can give you precise answers to these questions to make sure you operate your machines at the lowest cost.Purchase
Consider the financing options available as well as day-to-day operating costs. This is also the time to look at dealer services that can be included in the cost of the machine to yield lower equipment and owning and operating costs over the long run.Operation
Improving operating techniques can boost your profits. Your Cat dealer has videotapes, literature and other ideas to help you increase productivity, and Caterpillar offers certified operator training classes to help maximize the return on your machine investment.Maintenance
More and more equipment buyers are planning for effective maintenance before buying equipment. Choose from your dealer’s wide range of maintenance services at the time you purchase your machine. Repair option programs guarantee the cost of repairs up front. Diagnostic programs such as S•O•SSM Fluid Analysis and Technical Analysis help you avoid unscheduled repairs.Replacement
Repair, rebuild or replace? Your Cat dealer can help you evaluate the cost involved so you can make the right choice.Services
Customer Service is critical today in every business. That’s why so many people buy Cat equipment. They know they are getting quality, reliability and performance backed-up with the best Customer Service. Your Caterpillar dealer offers a wide range of services that can be set up under a Customer Support Agreement. The dealer will help you choose a plan that can cover the whole machine including work tools, to help you getting the best out of your investment.